North Saskatchewan River Adventures

Jolene KisilevichCamping, East of Edmonton, Elk Point, Fishing, Fort Saskatchewan, Historic Site, Indigenous Experience, Interpretive Centre, Iron Horse Trail, Lakeland Region, Marwayne, Metis Crossing, North Saskatchewan River, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Seasonal Campground, Smoky Lake County, Spring Adventures, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Two Hills County, Vermilion River County, Waskatenau, Water Adventures

Adventures from Edmonton heading East along the North Saskatchewan River… In March 2024, the Governments of Canada and Alberta acknowledged the entire stretch of the North Saskatchewan River in Alberta as part of the Canadian Heritage Rivers System, a well-deserved honour. With a history spanning thousands of years, the river undoubtedly holds deep cultural significance to numerous Indigenous nations in the region and has played a significant role in the development of the entire province of Alberta. All the while, …

Electric Roadtrips East of Edmonton

Jolene KisilevichAthabasca County, Bon Accord, Bonnyville, Camrose, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Electric Vehicle, Elk Island National Park, Gibbons, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 16, Highway 2, Highway 28, Highway 55, Indigenous Attraction, Legal, Lloydminster, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrip Adventures, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Wainwright, Waskatenau, Wetaskiwin

Did you know that you can explore our beautiful region in an Electric Vehicle (EV)?   The range of new EVs have been extending in recent years, with some now having ranges of 640 km (400 miles) or more.  If your EV doesn’t quite have that range, you’re still in luck, as there are over 20 areas with recharging stations in our region. Tips for an EV Roadtrip External battery packs, similar in size to a jerry can, allow you to …

Your Guide to the Smoky Lake Pumpkin Fair and Things to Do in the Smoky Lake Region

Rebecca Isbister2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Fall Adventures, Highway 28, Iron Horse Trail, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Summer Adventures, Vilna, Waskatenau

With all its beautiful bright colours, autumn is the perfect time to visit Smoky Lake, the pumpkin capital of Alberta. Top Things to do in Smoky Lake Pumpkin Park – Take a stroll and check out the large famous concrete pumpkins up close! Iron Horse Trail – Adventure year-round on Alberta’s longest multi-trail system. With over 300km of trails that takes you through stunning scenery, it’s perfect for hiking, biking, quadding, horseback riding, and snowmobiling. Smoky Lake Museum  – Located on …

Go Northeast on the Roadtrip Adventure Game – Your Guide to Sticker Stations & Much More! #GoRoadtrips2023

Kristen Gusnowski2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Bonnyville, Cold Lake, Elk Point, Gibbons, Glendon, Highway 2, Highway 28, Highway 45, Highway 55, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Legal, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Summer Adventures, Thorhild, Thorhild County, Waskatenau

Use this as your complete guide to areas Northeast of Edmonton on your 2023 Roadtrips! Don’t forget to post your photos on social media with the hashtags #GoRoadtrips2023 and #GoEastofEdmonton.  Highway 2 & 55 Town of Legal If you are looking for a quick trip out of the city to collect stickers for the Roadtrip Adventure Game, head north on Hwy 28 to the Town of Legal. Legal is the “French Mural Capital of Canada” and has the highest concentration of murals …

Terrific Trails East of Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Beaver County, Bonnyville, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Fall Adventures, Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Highway 55, Iron Horse Trail, It's Time To Go, Itinerary, Killam, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Lamont County, Lloydminster, Lougheed, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, National Park, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Redwater, Roadtrips, Sedgewick, Sherwood Park, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Wainwright, Waskatenau

Last updated July 28, 2023 Explore 1000+ km of trails at 100+ Provincial Parks, Campgrounds & Natural Areas. These trails are full of natural beauty just waiting to be explored. No matter whether you’re out on the trails every weekend or if you’re starting out, you can easily find dozens of hiking trails for every skill and mobility level. How to get started? First, grab your copy of the Travel Guide. Read the Community stories and the Campground Listings, they …

Must-See Roadside Attractions!

Rebecca Isbister2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Attractions, Bonnyville, Dewberry, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Elk Point, Glendon, Hairy Hill, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Innisfree, Iron Horse Trail, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Lamont County, Legal, Lloydminster, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Mundare, Myrnam, Northeast of Edmonton, Redwater, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Two Hills County, Vegreville, Vilna, Wainwright, Waskatenau

Last updated July 28, 2023 Take a day or weekend to check out these awesome roadside attractions! Every corner of the region offers something to woo travellers in pursuit of a selfie with an oddity of magnificent proportions. Get creative  – you could be holding the World’s Largest Egg or taking a bite out of the World’s Largest Pyrogy! Start your engines! Follow our guide to see our favourite picks divided into three sections: Northeast of Edmonton, East of Edmonton, …

Go Northeast on the Roadtrip Adventure Game – Your Guide to Sticker Stations & Much More! #goroadtrips2022

Kristen Gusnowski2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Athabasca County, Bonnyville, Cold Lake, Elk Point, Gibbons, Glendon, Highway 2, Highway 28, Highway 55, Iron Horse Trail, Itinerary, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Legal, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Redwater, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Summer Adventures, Thorhild County, Waskatenau

Use this as your complete guide to areas Northeast of Edmonton on your 2022 Roadtrips! Don’t forget to post your photos on social media with the hashtags #goroadtrips2022 and #goeastofedmonton.  Within One Hour of Edmonton Town of Legal If you are looking for a quick trip out of the city to collect stickers for the Roadtrip Adventure Game, head north on Hwy 28 to the Town of Legal. Legal is the “French Mural Capital of Canada” and has the highest concentration of …

2021 Go East of Edmonton Photo Contest Winners

Jolene Kisilevich2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Announcement, Attractions, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Elk Point, Fishing, Fort Saskatchewan, GoRoadtrips2021, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 45, Highway 55, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Myrnam, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Photo Contest, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul County, Summer Adventures, Two Hills County, Vegreville, Waskatenau, Water Adventures

A big THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our Photo Contest this year! We received some amazing photos that beautifully showcases the Go East of Edmonton Region! New this year — all photos that were tagged with #goroadtrips2021 were automatically entered while playing the 2021 Go East of Edmonton Roadtrip Adventure Game. BEST Roadtrip Adventure Photos #goroadtrips2021 Photo 1. Kids having fun at Minnie Lake, M.D. of Bonnyville. Photo by Erin Murphy – $100 Cash Prize Photo 2. Visiting …

Go Northeast on the Roadtrip Adventure Game – A Complete Guide to Sticker Stations & Places to Go! #goroadtrips2021

Kristen Gusnowski2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, Elk Point, Gibbons, Glendon, Highway 2, Highway 28, Highway 55, Iron Horse Trail, Itinerary, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Legal, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Redwater, Restaurants, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Shopping, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Summer Adventures, Thorhild, Thorhild County, Waskatenau

Use this as your complete guide to areas Northeast of Edmonton on your 2021 Roadtrips! Don’t forget to post your photos on social media with the hashtags #goroadtrips2021 and #goeastofedmonton.  Within One Hour of Edmonton Town of Legal If you are looking for a quick trip out of the city to collect stickers for the Roadtrip Adventure Game, head north on Hwy 28 to the Town of Legal. Legal is the “French Mural Capital of Canada” and has the highest …

Hwy 28 – Amazing Culture, Lakes and Trails!

Jolene KisilevichBonnyville, Camping, Cold Lake, Comfort Food, Fine Dining, Fishing, Glamping, Glendon, Highway 28, Highway 55, Iron Horse Trail, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Legal, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Redwater, Restaurants, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Thorhild County, Vilna, Waskatenau, Water Adventures

Looking for a new adventure? Go straight north of Edmonton on HWY 28, then keep heading a little further on Secondary Highway 803 to the Town of Legal. You won’t be disappointed! Your road trip will start with 38 beautiful murals sprinkled throughout the town of Legal. When you leave Legal, head due east on secondary HWY 651 until you meet up again with HWY 28 at the Town of Redwater: home of the World’s Largest Oil Derrick! Test your …